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 Nestlé Sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge launches in Lagos, Nigeria;  ‘Innovation, key driver of economic growth’ – Alarcon,  Nestlé Nigeria MD/CEO

Nestlé’s Research and Development (R&D) innovation challenge was launched in Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The Sub-Saharan Africa challenge, which kicked off earlier in the week in Ghana, is part of the company’s efforts to contribute to the local innovation ecosystem. It is expected that the challenge will …

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Ambassador, NIMASA facilitate release of Nigerian crew in Equatorial Guinea ‘Detained vessel was hijacked’

The Nigerian-flagged vessel, MV CHARIS, which was attacked by unknown assailants on May 5 and subsequently rescued by the Spanish Navy and handed over to Equatorial Guinea, has been released. The release of the vessel was facilitated by the Nigerian Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, Ambassador Toko Ali Gongulong, with the …

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President Buhari congratulates Super Falcons for winning WAFU Women’s Cup  

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Falcons for putting up a superlative performance that saw them emerging the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup Champions, with an unbeaten record throughout the tournament. President Buhari, in a statement by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant  (Media & Publicity), commended “the Falcons for their fighting …

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Nigeria did not mortgage property for China loan: Amaechi

Taiye Elebiyo-Edeni Abuja, May 13, 2019 The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi said on Monday that the Nigerian government did not mortgage any property to secure infrastructural loans from China. Amaechi made the clarification at the 6th Annual East African Transport Infrastructure conference held in Nairobi, Kenya. According to …

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AfDB to spend $29.54 million on water, sanitation, hygiene in Gombe State    

The African Development Bank (AfDB) in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources is investing $29.54 million for the improvement of rural water supply, sanitation and hygiene in Gombe State under the Federal Government’s Inclusive Basic Service Delivery and Livelihood Empowerment Integrated Programme in the Northeast. National Coordinator of …

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AAMA reiterates commitment to building competitive African maritime sector …Dakuku hails participants commitment   

The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has reiterated the commitment of the African body to build a competitive maritime sector in Africa through continuous engagements and sharing of ideas. The AAMA Chair who spoke during the 3rd session of the Executive Council (EXCO) of …

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